Most common D8883 code reviews : Removal of fixed orthodontic appliances for reasons other than completion of treatment - not covered, Posterior-anterior or lateral skull and facial bone survey radiographic image or Deep sedation/general anesthesia - each additional 15 minutes.
Prophylaxis-adult. For payment purposes, the distinction between the adult and child dentition is determined by contract. Any fee in excess is Disallowed and not chargeable to the Patient. In the absence of group contract language regarding age, a person age fourteen (14) and older is considered an adult for benefit determination purposes of a prophylaxis-adult.
This code indicates extensive diagnostic and cognitive modalities based on the findings of a comprehensive oral evaluation (D8883). It indicates that integration of more extensive diagnostic modalities is needed to develop a treatment plan for a specific problem. Description and documentation of the condition requiring this type of evaluation is necessary.D8883 Examples of conditions requiring this type of evaluation include: dentofacial anomalies, complex perio-prosthetic conditions, and conditions requiring multi-disciplinary consultation.
There is a succedaneous tooth #29 present on a radiograph, but it will be several years before it erupts Endodontic treatment is requested on tooth T in order to maintain this tooth and its space in the arch Treatment is performed on the tooth, and the canals are filled with a resorbable material. A temporary restoration is placed, and the patient is referred back to the referring dentist for a final restoration.
Preventive Resin Restoration in a moderate to high caries risk patient - permanent tooth Sealants and/or Preventive Resin Restorations are Benefited once per tooth on the occlusal surface of permanent first and second molars for Patients through age fifteen (15). The teeth must be free from caries or restorations on the occlusal surface. A sealant or preventive resin restoration done on the same date of service and on the same surface as a restoration is considered a component of the restoration, and the fee for the sealant or preventive resin restoration is Disallowed.
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